Price lists?

Greetings!

A nonprofit organization I work with recently received a donation of a collection of 1960s vintage model kits. We plan to sell these to raise funds for our programs. I want to be sure we price them fairly, but I also want to raise as much money for the organization as I can.

Are there any reliable price lists anyone would recommend?

And, specifically, I've seen Krazy Kam's Kar Kit Katalog advertised at . Any opinions about this?

Please reply to the newsgroup. If you send me e-mail, you'll have to jump through a hoop or two to get past Earthlink's spamblocker..

Thanks!

Doug

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Doug
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What type of kits?

Brands?

Tom

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Maiesm72

I haven't gone through it all yet. There are probably 200 of them. Mostly cars, a few planes, though a lot of other stuff in there too.

On a quick glance, I see AMT, Aurora, IMC, ITC, Revell. Those are the ones I see on top.

I'm looking at an Aurora Mod Squad Station Wagon kit sitting by my desk. The box says it's a "'51 Mercury Woodie" but the instructions list it as a "1949 Mercury Station Wagon." Includes models of Linc, Julie and Pete. Unassembled.

I know there's a "Get Smart" Sunbeam in there too....

When I start listing this stuff on Ebay, I'll post here too in case anyone is interested.

Doug

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Doug

Get in touch with John Burns at:

snipped-for-privacy@swbell.net

Ask if he still has any copies of his Collectors Value Guide for Scale Model Plastic Kits, Seventh Edition.

It was published in 1999 so the value ranges are a bit low, but it gives you a starting pont.

Tom

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Maiesm72

(Cough) Doug, that Mod Squad wagon is one of those 'Holy Grails' of the model car hobby. It's not the best as a model but it's definitely very rare. It was only out for a short time and the word is the moulds went south fast, ie. they were not made from tooling steel. I think I need air...;)

Bill Banaszak, MFE

Reply to
Mad-Modeller

He says he's reading the instructions, that means it's openned, does that change the value?

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Jack Bohn

8^) Oh my, yes, once the instructions have been opened it knocks a hundred dollars off the value. Young man, I'll give you a nice crisp ten dollar bill for that pile of junk plastic there... 8^) The Keeper (of too much crap!)
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Keeper

don't let this slickee boy rip you off, i got $15 here.

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someone

$15.25 and I'll pick it up in person :-)

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Eyeball2002308

$20, i'll send the limo.

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someone

$20.01 I'll send the jet.

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Eyeball2002308

haaa and all I had was a pair of dueces ;-)

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Eyeball2002308

still would have beat a busted flush.

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someone

Yeah, yeah, yeah.

When we picked up the donated kits, we set up tables on the driveway to air them out and blow off the dust. A neighbor thought we were having a yard sale, so wandered by. He offered us $2000 on the spot for the lot of them. I turned him down.

If anyone wants to spend way too much money, 100% of the proceeds go to a nonprofit organization, if that will assuage your guilt.

Thanks for the tip on the Burns guide. I will send e-mail to see if it's available.

Does anyone have an opinion about Krazy Kam's Kar Kit Katalog? Has anyone even heard of it?

Again, I will let y'all know when I start putting these up for sale. In the mean time, you can dream.....

Thanks!

Doug

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Doug

Only if you're one of them space-wastin', oxygen-thiefin' COLLECTORS. Build 'em and be damned! It's what they were made fer.

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Rob Grinberg
25 bucks Aussie. And you'll have to send it . :)

RobG

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Rob Grinberg

"Rob Grinberg" wrote in news:4150600d snipped-for-privacy@news.chariot.net.au:

My busted straight, 9 high, beats that... :-)

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Warlok

But...I've got 5 aces...come back fellas,where ya going?

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Eyeball2002308

However you are allowed to fondle them a bit first...:)

Bill Banaszak, MFE

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Mad-Modeller

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